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This category relates to all things to do with parks in Preston including Avenham and Miller Park, Ashton Park, Haslam Park, Moor Park and others

Avenham Park gardeners remove broken glass bottles stuck upturned in the turf

Preston residents have been warned about broken glass bottles stuck in the grass at Avenham Park thanks to a community Facebook group. The post warned people to be cautious with […]

2 months ago
Yet another fire in Brookfield Park is put out

Fire in Brookfield park. Pic: Seán Walker Another fire was reported during Tuesday (6 April) which adds to others over the Easter weekend. A fire engine attended the incident at 12:25pm and were there for less than […]

2 months ago
Fire starters are ‘destroying local public areas’ – more deliberate blazes started in Brookfield

Six-wheel specialist unit responds to deliberate park fires Pic: Preston Fire Station Preston firefighters have been called out multiple times to deliberate fires this Easter Monday. The anti-social behaviour fires were started throughout Monday 5 April in the Brookfield Park area. Crews […]

2 months ago
Quad bike seized after anti-social use in busy Avenham Park on Good Friday

Seized quad bike Pic: Preston Police Police have seized a quad bike thanks to reports from the public of the vehicle being used in an anti-social manner around Avenham Park on Good Friday. Officers have been […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Haslam Park playground has officially reopened for use

Haslam Park's playground has reopened Pic: Blog Preston Haslam Park playground has reopened following nearly four months of refurbishment. The park closed in November 2020 for some much needed improvement works. However, after the opening date being pushed […]

2 months ago
Avenham Park Easter Egg rolling is cancelled for second year and goes virtual

Preston residents are reminded that despite the popular Egg Rolling event not taking place this year, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Easter at home. Opportunities to get involved […]

3 months ago
Complaints made about the ‘state of Moor Park pond’

Blog Preston has received reports from a disgruntled resident about the state of Moor Park’s pond. The complainant stated that other parks in the area seem to be taken care […]

3 months ago
“This park is to be enjoyed not destroyed” – Police appeal after Grange Park vandalism and arson

Preston Police are reminding parents that we are in a lockdown after an influx of calls complaining about children setting fires and causing problems on Grange Park. The police have […]

3 months ago
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